About Us

Catholic Charities of Buffalo is the most comprehensive human service provider in Western New York, reaching all eight counties with professionally staffed locations. Catholic Charities serves Western New Yorkers without regard to age, race or  religious affiliation. Today's Catholic Charities leads the way for an integrated human service delivery system. 

In 2015, the agency received a four-year re-accreditation from the Council on Accreditation, attesting to its adherence to the highest national professional standards and delivery of the best quality services.

Catholic Charities offers programs that strive to empower individuals, children and families. Among them are comprehensive counseling services for all ages, basic emergency assistance and referrals, child and adult mental health services, chemical dependency treatment, educational and vocational services, services to the aging, parish outreach and advocacy, marriage counseling, foster care and adoption services, and a variety of programs that address prevention and treatment of a number of family issues.

A model of good stewardship, Catholic Charities is the 2015 winner of the Torch Award for Philanthropic Excellence from the Better Business Bureau Foundation of Upstate New York, and has consistently received four out of four stars from the independent charity evaluator, Charity Navigator.